CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent. Dissecting my tweets with Talmudic meticulousness will result in wrong conclusions. RTs do not = endorsement.

Obama, Gates, Crowley, Gates After Beer Summit

abcnews.go.com — It was a unique cocktail hour at the White House. Four men getting together for a cold beer to discuss the scorching issue of race and police-minority relations. But beyond the photo-op, President Obama hoped to accomplish what he called a "teachable moment" for the country and dial back the controversy that has exploded from a local issue into a national debate.

Pro-life or just anti-McCain?

salon.com — "J ohn McCain is anti-choice," says Kate Michelman of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League. "He has a starkly anti-choice voting record. He has made it clear that he would end legal abortion and would use the power of the presidency to do so."
Jul 22, 2015

@JoeC_Esquire that was how i thought about it earlier in my career. salon.com/2000/01/14/mcc… but every news org has its own rules.

First on CNN: Palin: Both McCain and Trump are heroes

cnn.com — "I have the good fortune of knowing both John McCain and Donald Trump well," Palin told CNN in an email. "Both men have more in common than the today's media hype would have you believe. Both blazed trails in their careers and love our great nation."
Jul 20, 2015

Sarah Palin to CNN: "Trump is the candidate giving voice to untold millions of fed-up Americans.." cnn.it/1JcROo1 -@jaketapper

Jul 20, 2015

RT @vplus: Sarah Palin to CNN: "Trump is the candidate giving voice to untold millions of fed-up Americans.." cnn.it/1JcROo1 -@jaketapper

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Jeb Bush defends McCain, but supported Swift Boat attacks against Kerry

cnn.com — "Enough with the slanderous attacks. @SenJohnMcCain and all our veterans - particularly POWs have earned our respect and admiration," he tweeted on Saturday. But that outrage was missing ten years ago, when a political group attacked another Vietnam veteran -- then-Sen. John Kerry, the Democratic nominee who sought to unseat Bush's brother, the incumbent president, during the 2004 election.
Jul 20, 2015

Jeb Bush defends McCain, but supported Swift Boat attacks against Kerry cnn.it/1IftGlF #CNN

Jul 20, 2015

Jeb Bush defends McCain, but supported Swift Boat attacks against Kerry cnn.com/2015/07/20/pol…

Jul 20, 2015

RT @CassieSpodak: Jeb Bush defends McCain, but supported Swift Boat attacks against Kerry cnn.it/1IftGlF #CNN

Jul 20, 2015

Jeb Bush defends McCain. But when another veteran -- John Kerry -- was under attack, it was a different story: cnn.it/1TMOX8k

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McCain goes back

salon.com — Lt. Cmdr. John McCain was killed on Oct. 26, 1967. "That's what we called it, the day we were shot down: 'the day we were killed,'" he says. We're standing in a lounge in Los Angeles International Airport, a few minutes away from a 14-hour flight to Hong Kong, followed by a quick hop to Hanoi, Vietnam.

Lindsey Graham takes on Clinton, Trump over immigration

cnn.com — The South Carolina Republican senator's comments come in the wake of national backlash against Trump's remarks about Mexican immigrants, in which he's called some of them "rapists" and "killers," and criticism from Clinton on Tuesday in which she said none of the Republican presidential candidates support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

Obama administration spied on German media, government

cnn.com — On Thursday, the German government's intelligence coordinator, Günter Heiss, testified before a parliamentary investigative committee of the German parliament, the Bundestag, focused on the activities of the U.S. National Security Agency's spying on Germany and the knowledge and/or role of German intelligence, the Bundesnachrichtendienst or BND.
Jul 03, 2015

BREAKING -- Obama administration spied on German media as well as its government cnn.it/1GUraKE

Jul 03, 2015

RT @jaketapper: BREAKING -- Obama administration spied on German media as well as its government cnn.it/1GUraKE

Jul 03, 2015

RT @jaketapper: BREAKING -- Obama administration spied on German media as well as its government cnn.it/1GUraKE

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John McCain to condemn Confederate flag

salon.com — Arizona Sen. John McCain will fly to Columbia, S.C., Wednesday morning, where he will attempt to mend his one campaign regret by condemning the Confederate flag flying atop the state Capitol. In what he is calling a "speech on conservative reform," McCain will speak Wednesday at noon at a South Carolina restaurant, flanked by Rep.

New NRA Campaign Asks Lawmakers to Pledge Not to Confiscate Guns in Times of Crisis

abcnews.go.com — The National Rifle Association is fired up. ABC News has learned that the powerful gun group will launch a new campaign on Thursday when it convenes its annual convention in Milwaukee. It will demand that police chiefs and mayors pledge to never confiscate weapons from law-abiding citizens in...

Democrats' Sounds of Silence on Gun Control

abcnews.go.com — In the past, after shooting massacres, Democrats in Congress often looked immediately to pass gun control measures. After a killer with an AK-47 took the lives of five kids in a Stockton, Calif., schoolyard in 1989, Democrats pushed for a ban on assault weapons. After the Columbine tragedy ...
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Aug 04, 2015

ICYMI - making the cut for 1st GOP debate: Trump, Bush, Walker, Huckabee, Carson, Cruz, Rubio, Paul, Christie, Kasich

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